New Zealand is an important market in the Pacific for U.S. agricultural products. In 2020, despite logistical and other challenges as a result of COVID-19, New Zealand’s imports continued strong and included US$ 575 million of U.S. agricultural products. Despite its relatively small population size, it is already a top ten market for a number of U.S. exports including dairy ingredients like lactose and whey, some types of fresh fruit such as mandarins and peaches, and dried distillers grains. It is also a key market for consumer-oriented products including grocery products. New Zealand is continuing to grow in its sophistication as a market and import demand continues to expand, creating additional opportunities for U.S. exporters.